UL is the center of excellence for hazardous locations. We have over 100 years of experience working with all stakeholders in the HazLoc industry, which enables manufacturers to accomplish their ultimate goal of market access, and delivers peace of mind regarding explosion hazards for users, inspectors and regulators. UL is the symbol most worthy to be associated with your product or service.
The global HazLoc services that UL provides for these stakeholders encompass the following areas of focus (see links below for additional details):
- Equipment testing, certification and repair facility services, including IECEx, ATEX, INMETRO, and UL/C-UL conformity assessment schemes for onshore and offshore HazLoc equipment
- Flammable and combustible fluids equipment, including IECEE, IECEx, ATEX, and UL/C-UL conformity assessment schemes for gas and oil equipment
- Offshore oil and gas applications, including IECEx, ATEX, INMETRO, and UL/C-UL conformity assessment schemes for HazLoc equipment in the factory or in the field
- Personnel competency, including IECEx Certificate of Personnel Competence (CoPC) Scheme and the CompEx Scheme
- Production quality assessment, including IECEx, ATEX, and INMETRO quality assessment reports (QARs) and production quality assurance notifications (PQANs)
- Safety science research, including research that regularly drives advancements in national and international codes and standards
- Technical education and training, including private workshops in customer facilities and public workshops at one of UL’s offices or other convenient public venues
The HazLoc industry stakeholders that are supported by these series include:
- Equipment manufacturers, including gas detectors, heaters, industrial and process controls, luminaires, motors, programmable logic controllers, robotics, sensors, signaling equipment, wearable technologies, and wireless communication.
- End users, including oil and gas (both onshore and offshore), chemical, agricultural, energy, transportation, pharmaceutical, and mining.
- Inspection and regulatory community, including electrical inspectors, fire marshals, and health and safety regulators (IAEI, IAFF, HSE, OSHA, USCG and BSEE).
- Codes and standards development organizations, including ABNT, ANSI, BIS, CAN, GB, IEC, ISA, JIS, KS, NFPA, IEC, CENELEC and UL.
Are you unhappy with your current certifier because of long lead times or misconceptions regarding insurance discounts? Do you feel you cannot leave your current certifier because of the number of certificates? If so, please contact UL. We can help.